Grille guards are designed to mount to the front of your truck or SUV to protect the front end. These stainless steel or aluminum grille guards could be powder-coated, polished, or chrome-plated. Grille guards cover the entire front back of the truck from the side. It also extends from the bottom of the bumper to the top of the grille. There's also another type of grille guard, which is called a winch guard. A winch guard is a grill guard that can accommodate a winch. It is an essential accessory if you are doing ranch work when there's a need to push and pull things for any off-road adventure. There's no drilling required on most applications, but you may require assistance to put it into place.